Newspapers and Periodicals of Illinois 1814-1879

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Newspapers and Periodicals of Illinois 1814-1879 - Franklin William Scott. History from the county's formation in 1734 to the end of Reconstruction in 1870, compiled mainly from original records. Included is the impact on the county of wars including the French & Indian War, the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Also there are chapters on the courthouses, the many colonial churches, the physical features, historic homes and the various crimes and punishments in Orange County. An appendix contains a list of importations, a 1782 census, the will of President Madison, participants in the War of 1812 and the Revolutionary War, military commissions, a roster of Confederate Soldiers from 1861 to 1865, and members of the various conventions and of the Colonial House of Burgesses. This is the first volume in the Bibliographical series of Illinois Historical Collections Volume VI. The section on newspapers and periodicals in Illinois Libraries includes: Chicago Historical Society, John Crerar Library, Newberry Library, Chicago Public Library, State Historical Library and University of Illinois Library. Library listings outside of Illinois include: the Library of Congress, Wisconsin Historical Society, Mercantile Library, Boston Public Library, American Antiquarian Society, Lenox Library and the New York State Library. This volume also provides a chronological table showing the number of newspapers and periodicals begun inside and outside Chicago (1814-1879), a chronological list of newspapers and periodicals alphabetized by town name (1814-1850) and illustrations. (1910), 2009, 5½x8½, paper, indices, 610 pp . 101-S3784 ISBN: 0788437844